‘Jab We Met’ Changed My Career, ‘Tashan’ Changed My Life: Kareena
“I feel it was all really karmically connected,” the actor told Anupama Chopra.
Kareena Kapoor opened up about the two films that have made and impact on both her personal and professional life in a recent interview with Anupama Chopra. The actor revealed that while she saw 2008’s Tashan as a sure shot for her career, it was Imtiaz Ali’s 2007 romantic comedy Jab We Met, which she took on sans expectations that ended up being a hit.
Kareena said that it was Shahid Kapoor who convinced her to do Jab We Met.
“It was Shahid who actually said that I should hear the script of the film. He was like, ‘It’s amazing. The girl’s part is amazing and you should do it.’ He also got this entire project in a way, together and both of us ended up doing this film. After that, destiny had its own plan, and life took its course. And a lot happened during the making of this film, and we all went our separate ways and this beauty of a movie came out of it,” she said.
While Tashan, which also starred Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan, flopped at the box office, the film ended up having a positive impact on Kareena’s personal life since that’s where she met her now husband Saif.
“‘Jab We Met’ changed my career and ‘Tashan’ changed my life. Because I did meet the man of my dreams and I did marry him. And ‘Jab We Met’ took its own course and Shahid and me went our separate ways and this gem came out of it. I feel it was all really karmically connected. This was god’s plan, because what else could it be?” she told Anupama.
Watch the full interview here.
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